Account Executive

Job description

 We are currently looking for an account executive to join our busy client services team. The successful candidate will have exceptional problem-solving, project management and diplomacy skills. Strong face-to-face and written communication skills and a proven ability to develop enduring client relationships are also essential. The successful candidate should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, creative environment with occasional opportunities for travel. 

Key duties will include:

  • Working closely with an account director to understand the needs of the clients and healthcare professionals, and translate these into opportunities for developing high-quality solutions
  • Proactively driving projects forward and seeing them through to completion in a timely manner
  • Working closely with internal teams within Porterhouse to manage priorities and ensure that solutions are delivered to the highest standard
  • Developing the ability to understand new therapy areas quickly and comprehensively, inspiring confidence with the account director
  • Identifying opportunities for new business within existing accounts
  • Building good working relationships with clients and healthcare professionals and attending meetings (in the UK and overseas)

Desired background and skills

  • A bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher) and a strong academic record
  • At least 1 year’s experience in a client services role in a medical communications agency or similar environment
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills, and excellent attention to detail

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